Prince William and Kate Middleton attended a party at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn on Sunday, joining health care workers on the 72nd anniversary of the foundation of the NHS.
Paying tribute for their pandemic response, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn and enjoyed afternoon tea with doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers.
The kind-hearted royals spoke to staff and volunteers during their visit, including medical staff, catering and operational staff, some of whom have returned to work from retirement specifically to support the COVID-19 effort.
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital has so far treated 450 patients with COVID-19 during the pandemic and 291 of those patients have been discharged. The hospital celebrates its 40th anniversary on 22 July 2020.